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?? i'm embarrassed. for myself, my family, especially those guys. the usa swimming, the whole olympic games. american oly the robbery that never happened in an exclusive interview with matt lauer. the xxxi olympic games ce to a close as team usa dominated with 121 medals. shocking details as authorities say isis used a child to carry out a mass suicide attack at a wedding that killed 50. >> donald trump tries a new approach but hillary clinton maintains her lead with days
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and are you brave enough to park on a glass bridge 1,000 feet in the air? "early today" starts right now. good morning, everybody. thanks for joining us today, i'm betty nguyen. and thank you, rio. 17 days of eye-popping competition involving 11,000 of the world's best athletes, the carnival-inspired closing ceremonies carried on in the wind and in the rain in a dazzle display of color and dance. amid the celebrations, a notable athlete remained absent. back in the u.s. 12-time medalist ryan lochte sat down by nbc's matt lauer on saturday and apologized for his now defunct tale of a run point robbery in rio. >> what i'm trying to get at, the first story you told, ryan, is much more about the mean streets of rio. >> yeah. >> and the version we're hearing now is much more of a negotiated settlement to cover up some dumb behavior. >> and that's why i'm taking full responsibility for it. is because i overexaggerated
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>> despite the embarrassing incident, team usa carried on capturing gold on the court with an emotional carmelo anthony america's all-time leading olympic scorer to cap off his fourth olympics. a bizarre incident marked the end of the bronze medal wrestling match, a mongolian athlete believed he had won that match and celebrated with his coaches only to find uzbekistan was given the victory. in protest, his coaches stripped off their clothes and then hurled their shoes. so gymnast simone biles, team usa's little giant proudly carried the u.s. flag in the xxxi olympic games. finishing with a record-breaking 121 medals including 46 gold. and while the olympic flame was
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thousand throw a party a, even super mario. the prime minister offering the glimpse of the stage in 2020. developing overnight, we're going to turkey where authorities are now blaming isis this morning at as the most likely perpetrators of a suicide attack that shattered a wedding party. at least 51 people are dead. and many of them children. he now said the extremist who carried out that suicide attack was for more than 14 years old. for more, we're joined by nbc's kelly cobiella from london. kelly, what's the latest on this investigation? >> reporter: well, betty, not only was that bomber young according to turkish authorities this morning, they're saying that nearly half of the victims were children. the suicide bomber detonating his explosives in an outdoor wedding celebration saturday night in the southeastern city near the syrian border. the party was just ending. the guests dancing in the street
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deadliest this year. 51 people killed. two of them children under the age of 14. nearly 100 were hurt including the groom. the victims were kurds. at the funerals on sunday, people were shouting shame on you, erdogan, voicing their anger at turkey's president. the president blaming isis for this attack, saying there's no difference between that terror group, kurdish militants and who were behind last month's failed coup. the president saying that all are terrorists trying to destabilize turkey and urging the country to come together. the attack on istanbul's airport last month, was blamed on isis. the government saying isis was responsible. but in that case, the terror group did not claim responsibility. it typically doesn't claim attacks in turkey. and, betty, so far, no claims this time.
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>> all right, we'll be watching for that. thank you so much, kelly. as ohio goes, so goes the nation, donald trump is heading to the buckeye state in attempt to shore up his presidential chances, and hillary clinton extends her lead there. 46 to 40 in the latest cbs battleground poll. after a tumultuous week, donald trump's campaign and top gop officials insist their nominee is getting back on track. and while last week rare moment for trump when he provided an instance of regret when pressed, his new campaign manager kellyanne conway could not pinpoint what trumps were regretful for. >> he wants to regret anybody that he's caused personal pain by saying that he didn't intend to cause personal pain. i think those who have received privately should take that expression of regret. >> so he's called the khan family, he's called john mccain and apologize.
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publicly saying if i caused you pain, that could include you, that can include you. but he regrets that. >> so rudy giuliani may not have done the trump campaign any favors when he made this controversial remark regarding hillary clinton's health. >> i fail to point out several signs of illness about her. >> wait, her campaign and people defending her are saying there's nothing factual about her claims of her health. hillary clinton's illness, take a look at the video for yourself. >> now, that all comes after trump established his national hispanic advisory council in new york and called on african-americans to support his campaign. >> you're living in poverty. your schools are no good. you have no jobs. 58% of your youth is unemployed. what the hell do you have to lose? >> the clinton campaign bashed
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or that remark. putting out this statement. donald trump asks what the african-american community has to lose by voting for him. the answer is everything from a man who questions the citizenship of the first african-american president, courts white supremacists and has been sued for housing discrimination against communities of color. however, trump has attempted to make inroads with african-americans. inroads with african-americans. he visited flood stricken louisiana and at some point, he donated much needed supplies to the area even unloading a truck himself. the governor accepted a $100,000 donation from trump. our most recent nbc news poll has trump with just 1% of the african-american vote to clinton's 91%. nationally, trump trails clinton by 5% or more. meanwhile, clinton continues to spend her time in fund-raising states like martha's vineyard. and nantucket. so, if you're on the edge
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heading down south. according to one of our nation's top medical experts, zika could be here to stay for the next year or two. >> i would not be surprised if we see cases in texas and louisiana, particularly now where you have the situation of flooding in louisiana, there's going to be a lot of problems getting rid of standing water. when you have a subtropical, or semi-tropical region with the right mosquitos and individuals who have travel-related cases that are in the environment, it would not be surprising that we will see additioca only in florida but perhaps in other of the gull coast states. and today as kids across miami enter their first day of school, insecticide spraying is under way. so far, experts say it's the best defense against disease known to cause birth defects and even paralysis. two people are seriously injured after a car plowed into an outdoor concert for the elderly near cleveland, ohio.
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including the driver leaving the venue. police say the woman accidentally hit the gas pedal instead of the brake. she was trying to make her parking spot available to another driver. she then panicked striking a telephone pole and a vehicle. all of the victims are in their 60s and 70s. the victim would face charges including reckless driving, vehicular assault and vehicular homicide. we want to wish panda bei the national zoo had a triple birthday petition over the weekend as crowded flocked to celebrate bei bei, bao bao and kim kim. each received a delicious birthday cake. it tells something about the cubs' future with them. some bottles were placed in front of the youngster as his mother chose the banner representing friendship and love. happy birthday, bei bei.
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deadly overdose of prince. but first here's nbc meteorologist bill karins with a check of the weather. good morning, bill. >> good morning, betty. after a stormy weekend in the east, we're looking good to at a beautiful start to your monday. high pressure is moving down. this is a taste of fall. and the other big story out there we're watching, is this big haboob that blew through arizona, the phoenix area, this caused delays, about 45 minutes at the airport. look at that dust encompas the zesert southwest and downtown phoenix. monday afternoon, should be beautiful in areas. enjoy the low humidity after humid weather over the weeketen. notice it's a little cooler in
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check it out. this might make you a bit dizzy this morning. the world's longest, highest glass-bottomed bridge is now open to visitors at a national park in china hunan province. quarter mile long the bridge stands over a vertical is the drop down from that thing. it cost more than $3.5 million to bridge and will accommodate only 8,000 visitors per day. it turns out pills found at prince's estate were mislabeled. that's leading the news in "usa today." a bottle of pills falsely labeled 385 were in fact counterfeit drugs that contained
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as the drug in june. with no prescription for controlled substances in the state of minnesota 12 months before his death. new this morning, the clinton e-mail scandal continues its steady drip this time with secretary of state colin powell pushing back that he advised clinton to use her own e-mail account. telling "people" people have been trying to pin it on me. the truth is, she was using her private server for a year before telling her what i did. adviser sean hannity? reports that the fox news host is serving as a donald trump confidant has circulated for some time. and hannity has ajoined roger ailes as a full-on trump aide.
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said do i talk to my friend who i've known for years and speak my mind? i cannot speak my mind. i don't say anything privately that i don't say publicly. and a new commander leading the battle against isis. the captain steven j. thompson is taking the reins and is vowing to take the fight against extremists even more intensely before. telling the , maintain the momentum, what we'll do as their partners is to pick up our pace of operations, our rate of fire, if you will, so they can posture themselves for the next step. thompson was previously the commander for the 18th airborne for troops in iraq and afghanistan. just ahead, we'll show you who rule the box office this weekend. fast forward into your monday. south korea and the u.s. conducting their military drill,
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pyongyang is threatening a nuclear strike if the two show any signs of aggression. president obama and the first family are back at the white house after wrapping up a two-week vacation on martha's vineyard. the president will travel to baton rouge to tour the deadly flood. and later on "today," james carville is slive in the studio to talk about the latest trump campaign reset. you're watching "early today." tomorrow is not a given. entresto is a medicine to talk about the latest trump campaign reset. you're watching "early today." ? tomorrow, tomorrow... ? ? i love ya, tomorrow ? in the largest heart failure study ever. entresto helped more people stay alive and out of the hospital than a leading heart failure medicine. women who are pregnant must not take entresto. it can cause harm or death to an unborn baby. don't take entresto with an ace inhibitor or aliskiren.
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everything we know about her is in your briefing pack. "suicide squad," took the top at the box office family with $20 million. sausage took. in. revealed its preseason college rankings, surprise, surprise,le defending national champion alabama crimson tide are on top. last year's runner-upper crimson tigers are number two. oklahoma, florida state and lsu round out the top two. it's the fifth time that crimson tide take top spot. and third, took over in 2007. a word of warning here for fans, the last preseason number one to
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back in 2004. so, we'll see how it goes this year. just ahead, ryan lochte gets the john oliver treatment. wait till you see this. plus, a high belting diva. you're watching "early today." ? the sun'll come out tomorrow... ? for people with heart failure, tomorrow is not a given. but entresto is a medicine row, tomorrow... ? ? i love ya, tomorrow ? in the largest heart failure study ever. entresto helped more people stay alive and out of the hospital than a leading heart failure medicine. women who are pregnant must not take entresto. it can cause harm or death to an unborn baby. don't take entresto with an ace inhibitor or aliskiren. if you've had angioedema while taking an ace or arb medicine, don't take entresto.
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12 years ago, he was america's sweetest. showing his shoes. >> these are my shoes that the top to the very sole to the very top. >> he couldn't remember all the parts of the shoe. [ laughter ] and he was stare agent hundreds of shoes. >> all right. >> a little problem couldn't remember what happened exactly. he's tweaked that a little bit. and we'll see his entire exclusive interview with matt lauer on "today" about that very topic. in the meantime, barbra streisand is using that very power to affect change, change with siri. she told npr she finally got upset to hear how siri was
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she took it to tim cook who said he did a fix for the update. if you want to get on barbra's good side. >> yours wasn't even close. >> no, if you try to say mine, siri is going to say, say that again. >> i'll call apple. you picked the wrong kid. has anyone seen a little boy with curly hair. i can't find him. >> that's halle berry in the thriller "kidnap." berry took the part after going for legislation to try to protect children from the paparazzi. "kidnap" is in theaters this october. >> absolutely. this is "early today." i absolutely love my new york apartment, but the rent is outrageous. good thing geico offers
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good morning. i'm..vince vitranohere's what's coming up on "live at daybreak"...after a week of calm in sherman park.. we're expecting an update on the investigation into the deadly shooting that sparked violence in the neighborhood.also... a warning to state regulators about high electricity costs and how that
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good morning. i'm susan kim. i'm vince vitrano.let's start off with a check on the at brian gotter. after a rainy and humid saturday, yesterday was finally cooler and comfortable with dry air, highs in the mid 70s, and scattered brief downpours. compared to the past 3 weeks, this morning is